Lady Monarch Women's Rowing Sweeps Colgate
By ODU Athletics
April 16, 2011
LEWISBURG, Pa. -- The Old Dominion women's rowing team also took on Colgate on Saturday on the Susquehanna River with all three boats - Varsity Eight, Second Varsity Eight, & Varsity Four - winning their races.
ODU's Varsity Eight, which finished third at last week's Knecht Cup, won its race by a 23.73 second margin over the Raiders boat. The Lady Monarchs rowed to a time of 7:34.26 in the win.
The Second Varsity Eight, which finished second to Bucknell on the Susquehanna, topped Colgate by nearly a 30-second margin coming in with a time of 8:16.72.
The Varsity Four also continued its impressive spring with the largest margin of victory in the three races against Colgate Rowing to a time of 8:22.08, the Lady Monarchs' Varsity Four boat crossed the finish line 30.29 seconds ahead of the Raiders.
The Lady Monarch women's rowing team returns to action on Saturday, April 23rd at the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Championships in Fairfax, Va.
Old Dominion vs. Colgate Results
1. Old Dominion 7:34.26
2. Colgate 7:57.99
Second Varsity Eight:
1. Old Dominion 8:16.72
2. Colgate 8:45.16
1. Old Dominion 8:22.08
2. Colgate 8:52.37